Wood River Valley

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Breathe easy in Ketchum

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On Monday, April 15, the Ketchum City Council voted unanimously to pass a comprehensive smokefree ordinance.  This means bars, small businesses, all hotels/motels, e-cigarettes, hookah bars, all tobacco shops (with the exception of a very narrowly defined retail tobacconist), bus stops and various outdoor areas will be deemed smokefree.  It will go into effect Wednesday, […]

Art Contest: From Coaster to Coaster

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Smokefree Idaho is looking for a fun and creative way to spread the word about the dangers of secondhand smoke, to applaud the organizations that have gone smokefree, and to inform others about the resources available through Smokefree Idaho.  What better way to accomplish each of these than to host a design competition where artistic […]

Miss Teen Idaho’s Biggest Fan

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What a great night for Stinky! While attending Idaho Falls’ Dancing with the Stars (kickoff event for Relay for Life), he met local celebrate Miss Teen Idaho Ashtyn Mooso. Miss Mooso graciously posed with her biggest fan before attending the event. Stinky may have a new crush!  

Ketchum Drafts Smokefree Ordinance

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Four members of the Smokefree Idaho team traveled to Ketchum this week for a Ketchum City Council work meeting where converting to a smokefree city was considered. The team was met by a vocal group of smokefree advocates. After a quick introduction by the city council, Smokefree Idaho educated the council on the dangers of […]

Smokefree Idaho presents to Ketchum City Council

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Thanks to the support of the followers in the Wood River Valley, the Ketchum city council is conducting work session to hear information about Ketchum going smokefree. While Ketchum is nearly 100% smokefree already, there is no ordinance currently in place to keep it that way. At any point, a new bar could open their […]